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(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre New Jersey presents comedian Jim Breuer on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 8:00pm. With over 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, Breuer remains one of today’s top entertainers and continues to win over audiences with his off-the-wall humor and lovable personality. Tickets range from $35-$50.... READ ON

(NEWARK, NJ) -- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents An Evening of Laughs and Entertainment with Nathan Lane on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30pm.  Lane, a Jersey City Native, has dazzled audiences of theater, television and film for decades. Now, the incomparable Nathan Lane will be live on stage for sharing laughs and behind-the-scenes stories from his life and exemplary career which has earned him two Tony Awards, two Daytime Emmy Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and numerous other accolades and nominations.... READ ON

​​​​​​​(HAMMONTON, NJ) -- Eagle Theatre’s next installment of Stand-Up Comedy is August 26 at 7:00pm and 9:30pm, featuring America’s Got Talent finalist, and Winner of Showtime’s Funniest Person in America, the Crazy Old Lady of Comedy, Julia Scotti.  Admission is $25.... READ ON

(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Actor and comedian Candice Guardino brings her hit one-woman show “Italian Bred” to the Morris Museum’s Bickford Theatre for two performances on August 5 and August 6. The show which had a successful and critically acclaimed Off-Broadway run in 2013 has been playing to packed houses across the country for the past couple of years. ... READ ON

(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- Gary Gulman is a comedy phenomenon who’s resume is a bountiful smorgasbord of life-experiences. Gary has been a scholarship college football player, an accountant, a barista, a doorman, a waiter and a high school teacher. Now, he is one of the most popular touring comics in the country today. He will have the SOPAC house rolling with laughter on Saturday, October 21 at 8:00pm.... READ ON

It’s a beautiful summer night in Ocean Grove, NJ. As we stroll the boardwalk, folks are leaving the beach after a day of fun in the sun, whereas others are just arriving to enjoy the cool evening breeze.... READ ON

Bad Hombres Comedy is a comedy group created by Brian Nichols, Paul Salazar Jr. and Bernardo Cubría.  The trio all studied together at the University of Houston and have kept in touch ever since.  Together, they create a weekly podcast and a video web series that satirizes the world we now live in thanks to Donald Trump.... READ ON

(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- One of Hollywood's most recognizable faces, Larry Miller, will headline a special fundraiser for Centenary Stage Company’s 2017 – 18 season.  Miller will perform his stand up comedy on Saturday, January 20 at 8:00pm in the Lackland Performing Arts Center.  ... READ ON

(NEWARK, NJ) -- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents John Cleese along with a screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 3:00pm at Prudential Hall.  Before Cleese silly-walks his way on to the stage, the excitement will build as the audience will get to watch that comedy classic in its entirety, projected on the big screen.  Tickets range from $49 to $250.... READ ON

(FREEHOLD, NJ) -- Center Players has teamed up with the well-known comedy troupe, Improv Jam, to present weekly performances at Center Playhouse throughout the summer. Improv Jam hosts audience participation comedy in the style of the CW’s “WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY” featuring performers who have worked with cast members from the hit TV show. Beginning on July 13th, the troupe will present two shows every Thursday evening this summer at 8:00pm and 9:00pm (no show Aug. 3rd).... READ ON

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